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  • Introduction to Waste Management and Climate Change

    Type: 
    Webinar
    Date and time:
    Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - Wednesday, February 4, 2015 Europe/Paris

    This webinar highlights the relevance of the waste sector to climate change, provides different technology options, and ways to overcome common barriers faced by developing countries when adopting these waste management technologies.

  • Mainstreaming disaster risk reduction: a road towards sustainable urban development and creating safer urban communities

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date:
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    This paper examines the risks of natural hazards and disasters that challenge the development efforts of the urban or city development process. It also highlights how local government, as the key partner of the development process, could contribute effectively to reducing disaster risks in their respective operational areas. In the course of the report, the author explains that rapidly expanding urbanisation is a major contributor to disaster risk in developing countries, especially flooding which is exacerbates through poor drainage systems.